An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for what will be the country’s tallest building.
The green light for the €140 million development at Custom House Quay in Cork City centre was given today subject to 23 conditions.
The Board’s decision follows an appeal by a number of parties including the Irish Georgian Society to the go-ahead given to the project by Cork City Council last October.
The planned development by New York-based Tower Holdings on the former Port of Cork site with its iconic Port of Cork sign, includes a 34-storey hotel tower, 25 serviced suites, and a range of commercial uses including retail, office, food and beverage, distillery, tourism and leisure….
The Cork site is comparable to the great urban apexes at Île de la Cité, Paris & at the junction of the Grand Canal & lagoon, Venice. There is ample space for higher buildings in Cork's docklands without spoiling this historically rich site with a globally-anonymous glass tower. pic.twitter.com/bJGT3Qh0J9
The bodies of two brothers, believed to be in their 60s, have been found at a premises outside Mitchelstown in Co. Cork. Gardaí investigating the discovery are urgently trying to trace the whereabouts of a red Toyota Corolla van: registration 03-WW-1556 #VMNews
Cork Otters is a new short film by Cork Nature Network exploring the otters of the River Lee, Cork’s most elusive residents. Premiering on the 2nd of February, Places are limited, so get your e-ticket for this free event (at link below).
‘There is a field in Tureenduve called “America”. It was so called being so far from the west of the house that the men should carry their dinner with them when going to work
so they termed it “America”.’https://t.co/ARyAfgf6sapic.twitter.com/AidsPzGBer